Measuring climate change

New study marks first attempt to identify similarities and differences of ocean acidification on both US coast, while noting vulnerable hot spots University of DelawareShare Print E-Mail One of the earth’s biggest allies in the fight against global warming is the world’s oceans. Since the industrial revolution, the burning of fossil fuels has caused carbon dioxide, the…

When dams cause more problems than they solve, removing them can pay off for people and nature

Jon Honea, Emerson College Across the United States, dams generate hydroelectric power, store water for drinking and irrigation, control flooding and create recreational opportunities such as slack-water boating and waterskiing. But dams can also threaten public safety, especially if they are old or poorly maintained. On May 21, 2020, residents of Midland, Michigan were hastily…